Workouts for Women

Dumbbell Leg Extensions

Fry your thighs with this leg extension variation.

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In our video series, “Get the Body You Want,” MHP athletes Yeshaira Robles and Dana Mauro demonstrate exercises you’d typically do in the gym and show you how to adapt them to do at home with little or no equipment.

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Leg extensions are a great exercise for targeting the quadriceps. This single-joint move is typically performed on a leg extension machine, but if you train at home you can easily modify by using a dumbbell. Yeshaira and Dana tell you how.

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